Archives for April 2014

Watch Meadowlark Lemon’s Interview with Sean Hannity Discussing Clippers Owner Donald Sterlings Racism & NBA Ban

Former Harlem Globetrotter, Meadowlark Lemon, appeared on the Sean Hannity Show Tuesday night, April 29, along with SiriusXM college sports broadcaster, Tim Brando, to discuss Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks and NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s swift decision to ban Sterling from the NBA for life along with a $2.5 million fine, the maximum fine allowed under the NBA constitution. All agreed the right decision was made.

Photo shows Meadowlark Lemon (C) and SiriusXM broadcaster, Tim Brando (R) speaking with Sean Hannity on April 29, 2014 about Clipper’s owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks and NBA ban.

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Watch Meadowlark Lemon & the Harlem Globetrotter’s Mission to Russia During the Cold War in Video ‘From Harlem With Love’

ESPN has recently released their latest short film, from Matt Ogens, titled “From Harlem With Love,” as part of their 30 for 30 documentary short series. The film, “From Harlem With Love,” chronicles the journey of the legendary “Clown Prince of Basketball,” Meadowlark Lemon and the Harlem Globetrotters as they embark on a mission to Moscow to diffuse international hostilities with their signature brand of humor.

Meadowlark Lemon speaks about his  1959 mission to Russia in the video: "From Harlem With Love." width=

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Ken Griffey Sr. to Hold “Big Red” Book Signing at Three Locations in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH, — Cinncinati Reds fans will now have the opportunity to meet former Cincinnati Reds outfielder, Ken Griffey Sr., who is scheduled to sign copies of his new book, “Big Red” at three different locations in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 Photo shows Ken Griffey Sr. signing his new book "Big Red"in April 2014 at the Newport Kroger.

Photo shows Ken Griffey Sr. signing his new book “Big Red” April 2014 at the Newport Kroger.

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Jim Harbaugh to Meet Fans & Sign Autographs at the 18th Annual Tristar San Francisco Collectors Show in Daly City, CA

DALY CITY, CA. — The 18th Annual Tristar San Francisco Collectors Show set for April 25-27, 2014 will feature San Francisco 49ers head coach, Jim Harbaugh, at the event. Harbaugh will be meeting with fans and signing autographs on the last day of the event at noon. Fans will be able to receive an autograph on any item for $89. Those seeking an inscription will have to pay an addition $20 charge. Also for $89, fans will be able to have their photo taken with the star coach. Fans can also purchase a Tristar authentication sticker for $7. Admission to the event is $10 per day, however fans can purchase a weekend pass for $26.

Photo shows 49ers coach, Jim Harbaugh, signing autographs for fans at the 49ers 2012 Fan Fest.

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Meet Emmitt Smith at Upcoming Autograph Signings at Field of Dreams Store in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV. — Former NFL running back, Emmitt Smith, is set to meet his fans and sign autographs over the next six months at the Field of Dreams Store located in Las Vegas.

 Photo shows shows Emmitt Smith speaking with counselor editor Andy Cohen after his keynote speech at the ASI Show in Dallas in February 2013.

Photo shows shows former Dallas Cowboy’s running back, Emmitt Smith, speaking with counselor editor Andy Cohen after his keynote speech at the ASI Show in Dallas in February 2013.

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San Antonio Spurs Shooting Guard Danny Green Joins Spartan Shooting Boot Camp at Castle Hills Baptist School

SAN ANTONIO, TX — San Antonio Spurs sharp shooting point guard, Danny Green, will join the Spartan Shooting Boot Camp on June 9-13, 2014, located at Castle Hills Baptist School in San Antonio, Texas. The camp is open to to all boys and girls of all skill levels from 3rd to 12th grade and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Green also joined the Spartan Basketball Spring Break Camp that was held on March 11 – 15, 2013.

Photo shows San Antonio Spurs star shooting guard, Danny Green, at the Spartan Basketball Spring Break Camp that was held on March 11-15, 2013.

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NASCAR Legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. Named Featured Speaker at Times Free Press Best of Preps Banquet

CHATTANOOGA, TN. — NASCAR legend, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will be the featured speaker on May 29 at this year’s Times Free Press Best of Preps banquet located at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Earnhardt is scheduled to deliver his keynote speech at the 6:30 p.m. dinner. Tickets are on sale for $50 through their website with tables of eight available for $400. The deadline to buy tickets for the event is May 26.

Photo shows Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaking with David Letterman in Feb 2014 on his Daytona 500 Victory.

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Former Boston Red Sox Catcher Carlton Fisk to Sign Autographs at Royal Plaza Trade Center

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Former Boston Red Sox catcher and MLB Hall of Famer, Carlton Fisk, is scheduled to meet fans and sign autographs on July 30 through August 3 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center located in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Fans will have a rare opportunity to meet Fisk and see the creation of a unique piece of memorabilia for their collection.

Photo shows Carlton Fisk speaking on Sept. 4, 2000 as the Boston Red Sox retire his number.

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Wade Boggs Makes Appearance for Charity at Murrells Inlet Outpost Grand Opening

MURRELLS INLET, S.C– MLB Hall of Famer, Wade Boggs, made an appearance on Saturday, April 5, for a charity event held at the Grand Opening for Murrells Inlet Outpost in Murrells Inlet, S.C. Before the event began, Boggs signed a few items for fans that would eventually be auctioned off live along with other items to benefit Hands of Hope Charity.

Photo shows MLB Hall of Famer, Wayne Boggs, with a fan at the April 5, 2014, Murrell’s Inlet Outpost Grand Opening charity event benefiting Hands of Hope Charity.

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Soccer Gold Medalist Brandi Chastain to Deliver Keynote Speech at Santa Clara University Commencement

SANTA CLARA, CA. — Former USA women’s soccer gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, has been named the keynote speaker at Santa Clara University’s 163rd undergraduate commencement ceremony scheduled for June 14, 2014. Chastain’s selection to give the commencement address memorializes the 50th anniversary of women’s athletics at Santa Clara which the University celebrates this year. Chastain will address graduating seniors and their friends and families where she will also receive an honorary Doctorate of Public Service.

Photo shows women’s USA soccer gold medalist, Brandi Chastain, speaking with FoxSports in 2009 about her about her famous game-winning World Cup goal against China.

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